Included in the over 650 new laws that went into effect in Texas Sept. 1 was a little-publicized but important set of amendments to the Texas Commission on Human Rights
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On June 16, 2021, New Jersey’s highest court reminded employers that a supervisor’s isolated but highly offensive comments may – on their own – be enough to sustain a hostile
Continue Reading NJ Supreme Court Reminds Employers: Isolated, Offensive Comments by a Supervisor May Be Enough to Sustain a Hostile Environment Claim

New Jersey employers and businesses should familiarize themselves with the lesser-known provisions of the Law Against Discrimination (LAD), which prohibit discrimination outside of the employment context, including discrimination in private
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In Episode 6 of GT’s The Performance Review Podcast, hosts Ryan Bykerk and Philip Person discuss workplace investigations with Mike Mason, Global Head Workplace Relations for PayPal.

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On August 17, 2020, the Eastern District of New York granted the Plaintiffs’ request for a stay and a preliminary injunction precluding the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Continue Reading Department of Health and Human Services’ LGBTQ+ Discrimination Rule Blocked by Eastern District of New York

What do a gay child-welfare advocate from Georgia, a transgender funeral home employee from Michigan, and a gay skydiving instructor from New York have in common? According to the Supreme
Continue Reading Supreme Court Rules Title VII protects LGBT+ Employees from Workplace Discrimination: Practical Implications for Employers

On December 4, 2019, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed into law Senate Bill 1557, which makes various changes to the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act (the “Cannabis Act”),
Continue Reading Amendments to Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act Clarify Limitations of Employer Liability